Raising a bilingual child

Carole Hallett MobbsExpat Kids, Language3 Comments

Language children. Boy in headphones in front of a chalkboard with hello in many languages written on it.

Raising a bilingual child doesn’t have to be a big deal We’ve all heard the stories – ‘that mum at playgroup whose child can’t talk properly because she insists on teaching him two languages; it’s confusing for the poor little soul’. Well we call bunkum on this. It’s a myth … Read More

Help your child make friends

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Help your child make friends Group of smiling and waving children

How can you help your child make friends? Top tips for success As much as we would like to, we can’t make friends for our children. For some children, learning how to build bonds and solidify firm friendships can be challenging, especially when they are very young. Here are some … Read More

Moving overseas with your only child

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Father and son playing with lego blocks and laughing

Tips for travelling with an only child Moving abroad or travelling with kids can be a wonderfully rewarding experience for everyone involved. You all get to experience new cultures, new tastes and new sights, and you’ll adore watching your children grow into strong, happy individuals through their rapidly broadened horizons. … Read More

How to raise bilingual kids

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Raise bilingual children

A guide to raising bilingual children Improving language skills at any stage in life is always a good idea. It can lead to greater career opportunities and can also improve cultural awareness and social skills while travelling. For younger children, promoting bilingualism can also have the above benefits as well … Read More

Expat parenting

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Happy expat family of four having a picnic

Adjusting to family life abroad How does parenting as an expat differ from parenting at home? Just as the three rules of real estate are location, location and location, the three rules of parenting, most would agree are love, love and love. We may differ as to how we express … Read More